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Hossegor - La Centrale ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.7
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 4.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.5
Crowds: 3.3

Overall: 4.3

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Hossegor - La Centrale break guidePhoto by: Daniel

Hossegor - La Centrale Surf Guide

La Centrale in Acquitaine is an exposed beach break that has reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the east. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the west. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Best around low tide. Sometimes crowded. Hazards include rips / crowds / shorebreak.

Hossegor - La Centrale Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
17.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Hossegor - La Centrale:

The best conditions reported for surf at Hossegor - La Centrale occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Hossegor - La Centrale (for consistent clean waves)?

octoberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Hossegor - La Centrale with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of October. Clean surfable waves are typically found 48% of the time in October while 46% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 6% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
48%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
46%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
6%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

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Interactive Hossegor - La Centrale surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The closest passenger airport to Hossegor - La Centrale is Anglet (Biarritz-bayonne) Airport (BIQ) in France, 22 km (14 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Hossegor - La Centrale is San Sebastian Airport (EAS) in Spain, 44 km (27 miles) away.

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Hossegor - La Centrale Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 26 October 2021, 07:25 Local Time
Tuesday 26
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m)
2.4
WNW
2.3
WNW
2.3
WNW
2.2
WNW
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h)
5
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0
5
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Swell History at Hossegor - La Centrale

Surf stats for Hossegor - La Centrale, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Hossegor - La Centrale

Wind stats for Hossegor - La Centrale, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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